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Visit to Denbies Vineyard

Summary: We will be given a guided indoor tour of the winery, followed by a leisurely lunch.  In the afternoon we will have an outdoor tour of the vineyard by train.  All IOP members and their guests welcome.

Winery Tour

Seasonal Vineyard Tour: The tour starts in the brand new flat screen cinema. 

Winery Walking Tour: Walking through the working winery with a full commentary from Denbies Wine Tour Guide you will see the equipment used in today’s wine production, with particular emphasis on the sparkling wine disgorging line installed in 2013.

Cellar Tasting: The journey ends in the atmospheric Denbies cellars where you will be guided through three of Denbies’ classic wines. 


Lunch will be self-service in the cafeteria.  A voucher is included in the price.

Outdoor Vineyard Train Tour

A 45-minute vineyard tour takes visitors at a leisurely pace to some of the most beautiful viewing points in the vineyard. Cameras recommended.

See Denbies website for further details: 

Denbies Wine Estate Ltd, London Road, Dorking, Surrey RH5 6AA

Where and when to meet

Meet at Dorking (Main) Station in Surrey at 10:00.  A minibus will be provided to take us to the vineyard and to collect us after the post-lunch train tour.

Alternatively meet at the vineyard – see the link above for further details.

Getting there

There are regular trains from Waterloo, Victoria and Blackfriars stations to Dorking (Main) station.


10:00: Assemble at Dorking (Main) Station for minibus to the vineyard

11:00: Walking indoor tour of the winery

12:00: Lunch

14:00: Outdoor train tour of the vineyard

15:00: Minibus back to Dorking station

This event has been organised by:

Hugh Deighton - [email protected] or mobile: 07712 563360 and

Tony Colclough - [email protected]  or mobile: 07930 171307. 


For this event please email Tony Colclough as above to book places rather than using the "Book Here" link provided at the top right.


COST: £30 per person

(including self-service lunch voucher and minibus transfer from/to Dorking station)

You can pay either by cheque (preferred) or by bank transfer.  It is possible to pay for several places on one transaction.

Cheque:  make your cheque payable to The Institute of Physics (not IOP) and send it to:

Tony Colclough (REMS)

34 Sugden Road

Thames Ditton

Surrey KT7 0AE

*** Please annotate the rears of your cheques with:  REMS, Event title; event date.

If you are paying for several events with one cheque, please write them all.

Bank transfer:                  IOP Bank details are as follows:

Account Name:                 Institute of Physics (GBP)

Sort Code:                         40-14-13

Account Number:             82403552

Bank Name:                      HSBC Bank plc

Bank Address                   62 George White Street, Cabot Circus, Bristol BS1 3BA

BIC:                                    MIDLGB22

IBAN:                                 GB15MIDL. 40141382403552

*** Please enter a reference with the transfer as follows:  REMS EVENT ddmmyy  

Where  ddmmyy is the date of the event (first event if you are paying for several)


Organised By
IOP London & South East Branch Retired Members Section (REMS)
11 Apr 2019 10:00 to 15:30
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